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Kitchener bylaw officer stabbed

Last Updated Jun 29, 2017 at 7:21 am EDT

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A Kitchener city by-law officer is recovering after being stabbed in a downtown parking garage.

Police say they received a call yesterday morning about a man trying to break into cars at the garage.

A Kitchener by-law officer confronted the suspect and during a brief fight the suspect stabbed the officer with a multi-tool.

The suspect took off on foot, but was caught and arrested a short time later.

The 41-year-old Kitchener man faces a long list of charges including assault with a weapon.

The by-law officer suffered non-life threatening injuries.